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Bell's timely resolve brought to bear

Bell's timely resolve brought to bear

Graham Onions rightly took the plaudits last night as his last-ditch batting saved England again at Newlands - but Andrew Strauss insists Ian Bell deserves a share of the limelight following his 78.

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Strauss hails courageous Onions

Strauss hails courageous Onions

Andrew Strauss hardly dared hope Graham Onions could pull off a second great escape in as many attempts - but admits he should never have doubted England’s immovable number 11.

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Onions saves the day once more

Onions saves the day once more

James Coyne

England demonstrated their remarkable capacity to survive by the skin of their teeth, as last man Graham Onions batted out the final over to save the Newlands Test. After this exceptional draw, they retain their 1-0 lead and cannot lose the series.

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Onions saves the day once more

Onions saves the day once more

James Coyne

England demonstrated their remarkable capacity to survive by the skin of their teeth, as last man Graham Onions batted out the final over to save the Newlands Test. After this exceptional draw, they...

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Cook takes heart from past glories

Cook takes heart from past glories

Batsman Alastair Cook remains optimistic England can pull off the second great escape of their South Africa tour to retain their series lead at Newlands.

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Long way back for teetering England

Long way back for teetering England

James Coyne

South Africa’s vice-like grip on the third Test is almost fully restored, as they cut through the heart of England’s batting on the fourth evening at Newlands. Set a would-be record 466 to win the series, the tourists closed on 132 for three.

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Long way back for teetering England

Long way back for teetering England

James Coyne

South Africa’s vice-like grip on the third Test is almost fully restored, as they cut through the heart of England’s batting on the fourth evening at Newlands. Set a would-be record 466 to win the series...

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Flower concedes bowling struggles

Flower concedes bowling struggles

Coach Andy Flower admitted England’s bowlers found the going tough on a trying third day of the third Test in Cape Town. By stumps, South Africa's lead stood at 330 after they reached 312 for two.

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Smith turns up the heat on England

Smith turns up the heat on England

Rob Barnett

Graeme Smith’s masterclass in concentration cemented South Africa’s dominance of the third Test at Newlands as the hosts built a commanding lead, which stood at 330 by stumps thanks to his unbeaten 162 on a sweltering day in Cape Town.

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Smith turns up the heat on England

Smith turns up the heat on England

Rob Barnett

Graeme Smith’s masterclass in concentration cemented South Africa’s dominance of the third Test at Newlands as the hosts built a commanding lead, which stood at 330 by stumps thanks to his unbeaten...

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